Green Festival Speakers

Angela Walker

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Angela Walker is Global Exchange’s former Human Rights Associate and Media Director.  While at Global Exchange, she worked with legislators, laborers, NGO leaders, academics, and journalists throughout North America on developing alternatives to the North American Free Trade Agreement.  She traveled to Mexico to meet with farmers to research their local, fair trade initiatives.  On behalf of Global Exchange, she co-published The Right to Stay Home: Alternatives to Mass Displacement and Forced Migration in North America.  Before arriving at Global Exchange, Angela worked as an organizer and researcher focusing on issues of economic development in Central America.  Currently, she is pursuing a J.D./LL.M. in International Human Rights at Northwestern University School of Law where she is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Human Rights.